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Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference: one year after the adoption, working together for the future

Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference: one year after the adoption, working together for the future
Published on: 01/09/2017
One year after the adoption of the Circular Economy Package, the Commission is taking stock of progress towards the circular economy.
Event date: 09/03/2017 to 10/03/2017
Location: Charlemagne, Rue de la loi 170 - 1000 Brussels - Belgium

To showcase the key deliverables achieved so far and to debate future deliverables with stakeholders, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee organised a Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference on 9-10 March 2017 in Brussels. The 2-day conference culminated with the formal launch of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform where its purpose and implementation was discussed during the second day. 

Day 1: Charlemagne - Rue de la loi 170 - 1000 Brussels - (Belgium)
Day 2: European Economic and Social Committee | JDE building - Rue Belliard 99 - 1040 Brussels - (Belgium)

The implementation of multiple measures as set in the Action Plan is on track, and actions announced for this year are to bring even more tangible benefits to Europe and its citizens.

The transition towards a more circular economy brings great opportunities for Europe and its citizens. It's an important part of our efforts to modernise and transform the European economy, shifting it towards a more sustainable direction. There's a strong business case behind it enabling companies to make substantial economic gains and become more competitive. It delivers important energy savings and environmental benefits. It creates local jobs and opportunities for social integration. It is closely interlinked with key EU priorities on jobs and growth, investments, the social agenda and industrial innovation.

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Registration is closed

The first day of the conference (9 March) was web-streamed.
Plenary sessions web-stream
Breakout sessions web-streams in rooms GASP / MANS / JENK